Matt Munoz

Matt Munoz Matt Munoz is Project Coordinator and Reporter at Kern Sol News. He may be reached at matt@southkernsol.org.

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Census Quick Facts: The Difference Between “Urban” and “Rural” areas

May 22, 2020 / By
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You’ve probably heard the words “urban” and “rural” to describe geographical areas around Kern County during the census, but do you know what distinguishes them from each other?Is

Supervisors say they’re ‘ready to move forward’ with reopening of economy, after Governor releases new guidelines

May 19, 2020 / By and
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Updated 5/19/20 at 4:00pmDuring the Kern County Board of Supervisors afternoon meeting, all five supervisors voted unanimously in favor of supporting the re-opening of Kern County businesses according to stage 2 guidelines.

Census Caravan surprises hard-to-count residents with cheerful weekend rally

May 19, 2020 / By
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The success of Saturday’s 2020 Census Caravan through the streets of Bakersfield and Lamont surpassed expectations.Organized

Women detainees suddenly released from Mesa Verde find relief through safety network

May 19, 2020 / By
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Almost two weeks have passed since the release of all women detainees from the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center in Bakersfield on May 7th.Notified

Dolores Huerta joins state and community leaders for SJV+ Census Week of Action virtual press conference

May 12, 2020 / By
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The Sierra Health Foundation and The Center hosted a virtual press conference Tuesday morning for the 2020 Census, featuring a number of community and political leaders from across the state.Led

Free interactive learning toolkits for kids and teens available now from census

May 12, 2020 / By
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Parents facing an ongoing dilemma for keeping kids engaged and learning at home should check out some new free educational resources being offered by the census.This

The 2020 Census is Hiring in Kern County

May 12, 2020 / By
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The deadline to complete the 2020 Census is a little more than six months away and the U.S.

The struggles and triumphs of being “mom” during a global pandemic

May 8, 2020 / By
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Mother’s Day in a global pandemic doesn’t quite fit the mood suited to honor the amazing woman who brought us into this world.With

Final season of groundbreaking series ‘Vida’ celebrates Latinx culture

May 8, 2020 / By
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Remember those scattered feelings of contentment and rage watching the series finale of “Game of Thrones”?

Got ritmos? Central Valley Latin act brings the beat to 2020 census

May 7, 2020 / By
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Organizations across California have incorporated a number of new outreach methods to help ensure a complete count by encouraging and reminding residents to fill out their questionnaire.